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Laramie, WY
A 32-year-old female asked:

Mom dropped a1c from 6.5 to 6.1 trigs from 983 to 212. doc said she was a type 2 diabetic b4, now that her numbers improved is she still a diabetic?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Yes: Once a diabetic, always a diabetic is a good rule. She is now a very well controlled diabetic.
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